Apple pie

Autumn is a time for apples, however most people limit themselves only to baked apples and charlotte cakes. This apple pie, on the other hand, is something different and definitely more refined: soft and juicy melt-in-your-mouth apples covered with fluffy cheese mixture and enveloped in crusty dough… mmm! A perfect companion for cocoa with marshmallow, hot chocolate or tea!

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Lithuanian borscht

This variation of borscht is just what a perfect supper should be: light, nourishing, healthy and delectable. Crispy cucumber, sweet beet, spicy dill, all dissolved in thick Greek yoghurt or kefir. It requires no cooking and is  incredibly easy to prepare, especially once you have everything ready. And although it’s usually served with boiled potatoes, it can also be an independent dish. Try and surprise your friends and relatives with this unconventional borscht!

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Apple-oatmeal pancakes

These healthy, nourishing and incredibly tasty pancakes will make for a perfect breakfast that will energize you for the whole day. Being unbelievably easy to prepare, these pancakes represent an amazing alternative to your everyday omelets, porridges and sandwiches. Fragrant cinnamon, fresh apples and invigorating oatmeal accompanied with golden honey and tea or coffee remind me of the very golden autumn, of Indian summer. Just try them and you’ll never more associate your mornings only with coffee, but with this cinnamon-apple delicacy as well!

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Broccoli-chicken pie

This incredibly tasty broccoli pie makes for a perfect lunch or dinner: so soft, juicy, healthy and hearty! Tender broccoli, nourishing chicken and fragrant pepper connected by cheesy filling and wrapped in thin crunchy dough… It will make your mouth water, and you’ll swallow it hot unable to wait for it to cool down! Or you’re incredibly strong-willed.  Anyway, just give it a try and you’ll never forget it!

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Plum buns

Are you hungry? Just imagine: cloud-soft, melt-in-your-mouth dough, creamy, moist plums, and crunchy sprinkling… Mmm, these plum buns are truly delectable! And though I usually eat buns only when I’m extremely hungry and have no other option, these buns are really wonderful, and you won’t be able to stop until you devour the last tiny bit. Beware, after you try them, you’ll never be able to savor store-bought buns and will probably become bun addict ! Would you dare to risk?

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Zucchini cake

This delicious zucchini cake makes for an ideal appetizer or side dish. It reminds me of a favourite dish of my childhood – fried zucchini with mayonnaise and tomatoes, only this one is far healthier and certainly tastier. It also looks great, thus it’s wonderful for family celebrations. What’s more, zucchini pancakes are very basic and you can experiment and change the filling to your liking. So, while there are still fresh zucchini on the markets, cook it and enjoy every bite!

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Yoghurt-peach dessert

It’s a wonderful summer-autumn dessert for the days when the sun still shines and it’s still warm: it’s extremely peachy, easy to cook, light and tasty! Soft moist sponge cake, weightless yoghurt cream and fragrant sweet peaches make for an ideal substitute for ice-cream and cakes in sunny days. It’s impossible to spoil, so, while peaches are still on the stalls, give it a try!

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Baked broccoli with sesame

Baked broccoli with sesame is a wonderful snack: nutritious, incredibly tasty, healthy and filling. It’s so delicious and unusual that even those who hate broccoli will eat it eagerly (tested on inveterate broccoli-haters!). Soy sauce gives it the Asian flavor, while crunchy sesame will make you lose control 🙂 Finally, it’s equally tasty warm and cold. So, just give it a try!

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